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If you have been offered a job in Australia, and your employer is happy to sponsor you for a visa, then you can apply for an employer sponsored visa. The legislation is very complex for employer-sponsored visas as the Department has been making frequent change. This constant fine-tuning is with the aim of benefitting the economy and so as to not disadvantage the Australian labour force.
Under this category, applications can be either Temporary or Permanent employer-sponsored visas.
The temporary visas are:
Subclass 482 visa – TSS Visa
This visa can be granted for up to 4 years. You may have a pathway for Permanent Residency through one of the permanent employer sponsored visas or skilled visas. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years. Please note that you must be:
nominated for a skilled position by an approved sponsor
have the right skills to do the job
meet the relevant English language requirements.
Subclass 494 Visa – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa
This visa can be granted for 5 years. You may have a pathway for Permanent Residency through one of the permanent employer sponsored visas or skilled visas.
The permanent visas are:
Subclass 186 Visa – Employer Nomination Scheme
This can be applied through any of these streams: Direct Entry, Temporary Residency Transition (TRT) or Agreement Stream
Subclass 187 Visa – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
This visa can only be applied by 457/482 visa holders through the Temporary Residency Transition (TRT) Stream
SO, WHICH VISA TYPE APPLIES BEST TO YOUR SITUATION?
That’s where Ten Heads can Immigration can help with their expert advice
We have proven expertise in all employer-sponsored visas. It is best to firstly confirm if this is the best option for you. We work closely with employers and employees and provide a tailor-made solution that best supports their business and migration goals.
You can book a 20-minute – a complimentary consultation with our ‘Registered Migration Agent’ to discuss your case.